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Life, Death, and MeaningLife, Death, and Meaning
Do our lives have meaning? Should we create more people? Is death bad? Should we commit suicide? Would it be better to be immortal? Should we be optimistic or pessimistic? Since Life, Death, and Meaning: Key Philosophical Readings on the Big Questions first appeared, David Benatar's distinctive anthology designed to introduce students to the key ex ...
Number of pages: 484 | Publication Date: 2016-03-28 | ISBN-13: 9781442258334

Life, Death, and MeaningLife, Death, and Meaning
David Benatar
Do our lives have meaning? Should we create more people? Is death bad? Should we commit suicide? Would it be better to be immortal? Should we be optimistic or pessimistic? Since Life, Death, and Meaning: Key Philosophical Readings on the Big Questions first appeared, David Benatar's distinctive anthology designed to introduce students to the key ex ...
Number of pages: 472 | Publication Date: 2010-01-16 | ISBN-13: 9781442201705

On LifeOn Life
Nicholas J. Pappas
'Do you believe we can know the truth about all things, or are there things we simply can never know the truth about?' This quote from On Life captures the spirit of the book. In it, four friends Director, Friend, Artist, and Scientist pursue, in short dialogues, the truth about such topics as love, happiness, madness, belief, and pleasure. The cha ...
Number of pages: 226 | Publication Date: 2015-03-12 | ISBN-13: 9781628941326

On the Advantage and Disadvantage of History for Life (Hackett Classics)On the Advantage and Disadvantage of History for Life (Hackett Classics)
Friedrich Nietzsche
(Part II of Thoughts Out of Season) ...
Number of pages: 70 | Publication Date: 1980-06-15 | ISBN-13: 9780915144945

Life, Death, and MeaningLife, Death, and Meaning
In Life, Death, and Meaning, David Benatar offers a distinctive collection of readings designed to introduce undergraduates and lay readers to the key existential questions of philosophy: Do our lives have meaning? Is death something to be feared? Would it be better to be immortal? Classic and contemporary essays consider such questions as the mean ...
Number of pages: 472 | Publication Date: 2004-09-01 | ISBN-13: 9780742533684

Nietzsche on Art and LifeNietzsche on Art and Life
Nietzsche was not interested in the nature of art as such, or in providing an aesthetic theory of a traditional sort. For he regarded the significance of art to lie not in l'art pour l'art, but in the role that it might be play in enabling us positively to "revalue" the world and human experience. This volume brings together a number of distinguish ...
Number of pages: 272 | Publication Date: 2014-06-24 | ISBN-13: 9780199545964

The Immortal Life of Henrietta LacksThe Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Rebecca Skloot

Number of pages: 381 | Publication Date: 2011-03-08 | ISBN-13: 8601400205570

The Philosophical Breakfast ClubThe Philosophical Breakfast Club
Laura J. Snyder
“[A] fascinating book...about the way four geniuses at Cambridge University revolutionized modern science.“ —NewsweekThe Philosophical Breakfast Club recounts the life and work of four men who met as students at Cambridge University: Charles Babbage, John Herschel, William Whewell, and Richard Jones. Recognizing that they shared a love of ...
Number of pages: 456 | Publication Date: 2012-01-17 | ISBN-13: 9780767930499

On the Happiness of the Philosophic LifeOn the Happiness of the Philosophic Life
Heinrich Meier
On the Happiness of the Philosophic Life presents Heinrich Meier’s confrontation with Rousseau’s Rêveries, the philosopher’s most beautiful and daring work, as well as his last and least understood. Bringing to bear more than thirty years of study of Rousseau, Meier unfolds his stunningly original interpretation in two parts.         ...
Number of pages: 400 | Publication Date: 2016-04-01 | ISBN-13: 9780226074030

Essays On Philosophical SubjectsEssays On Philosophical Subjects
by Adam Smith, Dugald Stewart, Joseph Black
This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have b ...
Number of pages: 348 | Publication Date: 2015-08-13 | ISBN-13: 9781298838636

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